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A rhythm and beat game like the popular Dance Dance Revolution game series, but instead of matching the beats with your feet you use your hands to play the bongos. Starring the characters from the Donkey Kong series of games. There are more than 30 tunes to drum beats to, from every genre of music - pop favorites to classical remixes. The more on-time your beats are with the music the higher score you get to earn more coins to unlock different beat sounds.


Donkey Konga GameCube Difficulty select screen
Donkey Konga GameCube Results
Donkey Konga GameCube If you performed well, you earn coins.
Donkey Konga GameCube Title screen (American version)

Promo Images

Donkey Konga Render
Donkey Konga Screenshot
Donkey Konga Logo
Donkey Konga Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "ドンキーコンガ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Is the rhythm in you? knuckles-rox (11) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

64 Power / big.N / N Games Aug, 2004 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania.de Oct 19, 2004 85 out of 100 85
Kombo.com Sep 24, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Common Sense Media 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Diehard GameFan Oct 14, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
GameSpot Oct 27, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Revolution Oct, 2004 B 75
videogamer.com Nov 25, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Cheat Code Central 2004 3.5 out of 5 70
GameCola.net Dec, 2004 4.6 out of 10 46


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1001 Video Games

Donkey Konga appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Regional differences

The Japanese, European and American versions of the game all feature a different song list. The American version also has a unique logo that is different to the original logo used in Japan and Europe.


  • GameSpy
    • 2004 – Best Use of Plastic Bongos of the Year (GameCube)

Related Web Sites

  • Donkey Konga Online (Play Donkey Konga Online with Macromedia Flash. You can choose the background setting for the game, however, you can't choose the music.)
  • Nintendo: Donkey Konga (Nintendo's official Donkey Konga website.)
Corn Popper (68933) added Donkey Konga (GameCube) on Oct 01, 2004